Strata Design 3D SE provides a subset of the tools from our professional level CXi product to create an app capable of accomplishing the most common 3D design tasks quickly and easily.
For many creative designers and hobbyists, Strata Design 3D SE provides all of the 3D functionality they'll need to get started. Create 3D designs from scratch or utilize pre-built scene templates, models, textures and visual effects. Using the same rendering engine found in our pro CXi tool, Design 3D SE produces results that rival any 3D software out there.
After you buy, be sure to join the user community at www.stratacafe.com and take advantage of our online training at www.strata3duniversity.com.
With a number of free tutorials, and full access to 600+ training videos starting at just 99 cents, the Strata 3D University is a no-brainer. And if you ever outgrow Design 3D SE's capabilities or want to add animation capabilities, we offer a simple upgrade path to Strata Design 3D CX, our professional design software.
With Strata Design 3D SE and Strata 3D University, you'll learn everything you need to know about:
· The Design 3D SE user interface and 3D toolset
· Constructing 3D models using different tools and techniques
· Texturing model surfaces for just the right look
· Lighting your scenes for great results
· Adjusting the 3D scene's environment
· Positioning cameras and composing your shots
· Rendering your final image with wicked photo-realism or toon-style shading.
Create 3D for iBooks in this latest version of Design 3D SE that now includes a special help menu with a dedicated online guide for iBooks 3D development. The new Help elements make it even easier to combine 3D models in your books, technical manuals and other virtual documents for the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch devices. Using Apple's free iBooks Author application on your Mac you can import a Collada file from this new version of Design 3D SE.iBooks 3D Help menu
Online help guide for 3D iBooks creation linked from the application
Previous 6.2.4 update included these Collada export features targeting iBooks Author:
Model hierarchy is exported
Cameras are exported
UV texture export improved
Multi-texture export improved
Collada output now loads in Preview app in Lion
Strata Design 3D SE (com.corastar.stratadesign3dse) is a Mac software application that has been discovered and submitted by users of Software.com.
Operating System: Mac
Default Install Path: /Applications/Strata Design 3D SE.app
Minimum OS version: 10.6.6
Bundle Information: 6.2.3, Copyright Corastar, Inc. 1999-2011